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CAD animation of NowPresso – the World’s First Portable, Lithium Battery operated Espresso Machine, compatible with Nespresso® capsules that boils water.
1. Portable and lightweight the XSPROFIX can travel with you wherever you go.
2. Operating from a removable lithium battery means your coffee fix has no boundaries with power not required. Charging time: 2.5 hours.
3. Works with boiled water or boils water on the spot.
4. Full charge using boiled water: 100 cups. Full charge boiling cold water: 3 cups.
5. Fully automated and easy to use system. One button for all functions.
6. Compatible only with Nespresso® capsules means your coffee quality is assured as well as being compact and mess free.
7. Coffee directly pours into the silicon grip drinking cup and detaches for drinking.
8. Travel accessory bags including main carry bag that holds three Nespresso® capsules.
Sophia defies conventional thinking of what a robot should look like. Designed to look like Audrey Hepburn, Sophia embodies Hepburn’s classic beauty: porcelain skin, a slender nose, high cheekbones, an intriguing smile, and deeply expressive eyes that seem to change color with the light. If ever there were a robot with a simple elegance people can’t help but appreciate, it would be Sophia.
Her creator is Dr. David Hanson, founder of Hanson Robotics and a modern-day renaissance man who has built a worldwide reputation for creating robots that look and act amazingly human. After working at Disney as one of its “Imagineers,” Dr. Hanson aspired to create genius machines that are smarter than humans and can learn creativity, empathy and compassion—three distinctively human traits Hanson believes must be developed alongside and integrated with artificial intelligence for robots to solve world problems too complex for humans to solve themselves.
Sophia is Hanson Robotics’ latest and most advanced robot. She has also become a media darling, having given numerous interviews to multiple media outlets, sang in a concert, and even graced the cover of one of the top fashion magazines. One of her interviews has generated billions of views and social media interactions. She has also shown her potential in business, having met face-to-face with key decision makers across industries including banking, insurance, auto manufacturing, property development, media and entertainment. In addition, she has appeared onstage as a panel member and presenter in high-level conferences, covering how robotics and artificial intelligence will become a prevalent part of people lives.
Sophia is an evolving genius machine. Her incredible human likeness, expressiveness, and remarkable story as an awakening robot Over time, her increasing intelligence and remarkable story will enchant the world and connect with people regardless of age, gender, and culture.
Watch a Helite airbag vest deploy in a crash test. Deploying in 80ms the Helite airbag vest protects internal organs from impact damage, stabilizes the neck, spine, and torso, and protect the chest, hips, and ribs. The vest can be reset once it has been deployed in about two minutes with a new CO2 cartridge. Learn more at www.helitemoto.com.
PRODRONE is an industrial drone system manufacturer established in Japan, January 2015, by experts with over 20 years of experience in a variety of specialized fields.
The OnePlus 5 is the company’s new flagship and latest effort at proving it can make a competitive alternative to an iPhone or Galaxy. The Verge’s Dan Seifert went to Shenzhen, China to meet with OnePlus to see how it found its niche and how the new phone came to be.